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Sony fingers ‘Ringers’ doc

'Lord of the Rings' fan pic produced through BB, fansite

NEW YORK — “Ringers: Lord of the Fans,” writer-helmer Carlene Cordova’s docu tracking the cultural influence of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” fantasy books, has been acquired by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Pic — narrated by “LOTR” hobbit Dominic Monaghan — was produced through the Planet BB label in association with “Rings” fansite TheOneRing.net.

Peter Jackson, Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Clive Barker and David Carradine appear in the doc.

Pic screened heavily on the fest circuit and recently won top doc honors at the Newport Beach Film Fest.

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